Master's Degree in Port Management

Lamar University MBA

Degree: Master of Business Administration
Concentration: Port Management
Hours: 36

Port Management MBA

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Degree Description

The MBA Degree with a concentration in Port Management offers industry-relevant curriculum taught by business and engineering college faculty augmented by experts in the field, which can help accelerate your career path in the dynamic port and marine terminal operating industry. Courses in this program give you a deeper understanding of core business disciplines along with the skills necessary to lead and manage in this sector.

Along with core MBA coursework, industry-relevant courses cover all aspects of port and marine terminal management. You will also study emerging technologies, processes and procedures in marine terminal operations, with insights into growing your network and accelerating your career path in the field.

Why Study Port Management at Lamar?

Lamar University's Port Management MBA concentration is designed to prepare you for a leadership position in this growing industry. Courses are offered fully online in an accelerated eight-week format, allowing you graduate in as few as 16 months.

The MBA in Port Management online program offers management skills critical to meeting the challenges of port management logistics and planning, as well as ensuring that marine terminals operate safely and efficiently. The curriculum utilizes port management case studies to facilitate your ability to make strategic and factual decisions.

Watch the faculty interview to learn more about the MBA program.

Career Paths

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the freight transportation industry to grow 9.5% between 2016 and 2026. As a leader in port management, you can expect a successful career and high demand for your expertise.

Primary Careers

Port manager, terminal manager, strategist, logistician

Career Areas

  • Strategic and facility planning
  • Capital planning
  • Logistics and supply chains
  • Negotiation and communication
  • Terminal operations
  • Leadership

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Port and marine terminal operators
  • Logistics companies
  • Chemical and refining industry
  • Government agencies
  • Private industrial corporations
Faculty Member NameDr. Larry Allen
Department Chair
Economics and Finance
Faculty Member NameDr. Kakoli Bandyopadhyay
Department Chair
Information Systems
Faculty Member NameDr. Gisele Moss
Department Chair
Faculty Member NameDr. K.C. Sen
Department Chair
Management and Marketing